When you invite good friends and provide great tasting food and cocktails, you create an ambiance that will naturally start conversations and provide entertainment. Also remember to set the right mood with the right music for your event. Cocktails are a big part of the party. Have fun serving new & innovative cocktails or cocktails that match your party theme.Continue Reading →
The oystermen who worked the estuary of Maryland’s Lynnhaven River kept a special barrel for the largest, choicest specimens they raked up from the waters of Chesapeake Bay. “For Mr. Brady,” read the label on the barrel, and when the catch was in, the oysters were iced down and loaded onto an express train bound for Manhattan and Charles Rector’s restaurant.Continue Reading →
When people ask Barbara Akin what she does for a living, she asks them if they have ever been to a restaurant and seen one of those brightly colored drink menus with pictures of exotic libations. “That’s what I do,” she tells them. Barbara Akin is a beverage consultant.Continue Reading →
No tenderloin is complete without some great sauces. Complete your dish with these recipes.Continue Reading →
As long as I live you can always find me close to the Ole Red River. I was born here, raised here, my heart and soul are here, along the sand bars and swift waters, listening to the wind whispering through the willers,” said Dean Price, better known as Wildwood Dean.Continue Reading →
Enjoy the perfect beef tenderloin with this recipe from Chef Cathy Zeis.Continue Reading →
Enjoy a refined and classy taste with these Poached Salmon Tarts. Cooked in white wine and sprinkled with Dill, prepare it for your guests to get them all talking about your cooking.Continue Reading →
This colorful and tasty appetizer has great presentation, and it is an excellent wonderment for the holidays.Continue Reading →
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They are yellow, pink, blue, orange, purple, white— even black. They dance in the wind like fairies, their arms over their heads, the breezes blowing their ruffled gossamer dresses— the most beautiful of all flowers, the iris. When the Dallas Iris Society takes its annual bus tour on April 27, one of their stops will be Angel Iris Farm on Luella Road in Sherman.
By John Lightle
Cabbage and kale—sounds good, but these plants are not for eating. They are ornamentals, and along with a wide variety of other bedding plants just getting started, they are the Wilson’s crop. These and the pansies. Yup, pansies. Right now they have greenhouses full of pansies just waiting to find a new winter home. “Pansies are tough,” Wilson said. “They like the cold.” Perhaps it’s time to reconsider the little flower’s image.
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By Patty Macsisak on November 20, 2009
Just off the square in Bonham, a little miracle is unfolding. ACT Communications, a local success story in the 1980s and 90s, is on the rise again.
By Special to TLM on September 1, 2008
When Robert Littlefield Schafer started art classes, Babe Ruth was still with the Boston Red Sox. It was 1917, and Schafer was five. “My mother saw my interest and enrolled me in a children’s class at a local college,” the ninety-five-year-old painter recalled. That was the beginning of a lifelong love affair.